I'm a senior finance major planning to take the CISA instead of the CFA/CPA so I can get to manager. What are the best CISA prep programs/books for a non-IT major?
My teammate is leaving for a new opportunity soon and I will be floating by myself for a few months. Would anyone be able to provide me with any solid books that pertain to our field? I'm open to anything for creative, people manager 101, digital marketing, career motivating, etc. Trying to swim along to find my new normal and be self motivated.
Any suggestions for anger management books?
What are some good books to read, materials or classes about how to be a more effective PM? And about communication management, recos are gladly accepted.
Books to read as a newish manager? I struggle with feeling guilty directing people to do things when they seem busy and expressing disappointment
I'm an account manager, but want to get better at helping and managing my team. So, I've started doing some of the copywriting myself so I can get a better feel for what's involved, what's needed, and how I can help others improve. I recently attended an SEO conference and then spent a weekend reading everything I can get my hands on. I've also got a reading list I'm building out. What are your favorite books and sources to become better at copywriting?
I lead a team of women (ranging from 2-8 years into their careers) and want to advocate for their career growth with management. I’ve made the case for promotions and raises (have been pushing for this for months and keep being told “soon”—but I won’t give up), but I also want to try smaller asks and would love suggestions. Are there any books, one-off classes/trainings, virtual events, memberships, etc. that you’d recommend? Thank you!
Helpful resources / best practices for being an effective Program Manager? Any books or published content you’d recommend on the subject? TIA 🙏🏼
What’s your top 3 change management books from the last 5 years? (Trying to refresh and read up again!)
hadn't worked with a female co-worker since starting this job, recently met a mindblowing amazing person who just got promoted to manager. she loves reading, any suggestions on female leadership books
I don’t think I have enough saved (80-100k) to justify a financial advisor. But I also was never taught/learned about money management and planning. Are there any good resources or books in which I could learn about how to invest in my retirement?
Book recommendation: can anyone recommend a good leadership book for aspiring (not current) people managers? Perhaps on how to get to the leadership level, or how to lead effectively as an IC. Cheers!
What time do you booked your return flights on Thursday's? Awesome managers have let me book as early as 4:30 PM.
Best books about management consulting?
Which books would you recommend to a product counel for tech startup about strategy, management, and leadership?
I was asked by a friend for a few management consultant books (similar to liar's poker in the finance industry) to check out. The only one I can think of is Peter Drucker's Adventures of a Bystander (good but not too much consulting)... any suggestions! 😁
Managers, do you feel it's the stronger performers who are less likely to take advantage (book later morning flights and earlier go home flights)? I've been noticing this a lot from my mediocre ppl.
I've gotten at least 3 'final reminders' from HR to complete the Self ID survey. Can't help but feel it's because of my last name...sorry, not gonna be a diversity box for you to check.
￼just joined the firm and needed to roll over my 401k. I got a check from the old brokerage made out to the new brokerage for the value of my 401k. Still haven’t sent it in to PwC. Should I hold off
In the process of interviewing for S1 in audit with Deloitte, when I’m asked about expected comp, what should I aim for? I am in NYC. Thank you.
The non-audit people out there, does anyone HATE to work at client site like loan staff, etc?
Left on vacation with the boyfriend, 1 hour into the drive realized I forgot my Switch at home 🤦🏼♀️ Effectively adding 2 hours to our trip to go back for it, hope this dumb sea otter event doesn’t lead to me getting dumped on vacay 🙃
Since Covid happened, I keep seeing posts about people working longer hours from home than at office. Well has anyone actually achieved the opposite, which is working less hours? You save time on commuting, meaningless meetings, coffee breaks, random questions from coworkers, etc. This question doesn’t apply to parents with young kids.
Hi All, It’s been a week since I last heard from pwc in regards to my interview. I gave them my availability for next week but I’m on holiday and few of the days won’t be at home. Shall I follow up with recruiter and make them aware that I’m still waiting for something to be scheduled. Really don’t want to keep waiting…
Anybody switch from tech to strategy? What struggles did you face? Looking to make the switch when I graduate with my MBA
Getting married next month and we’d like to have a joint checking account to cover shared expenses, however I don’t want to miss out on all the points I can rack up by consistently using my delta platinum card (spending thresholds = point bonuses, etc). Any advice out there from points pros that combined finances after marriage?
Why are you in agencies? What are the benefits of being in an agency over clients/media partners side? Trying to find a new motivation to continue staying in this industry..
Considering making the jump from a regional firm to BigLaw.. any advice on making (or not making) the leap? Intel into the culture at Baker Hostetler?
Thoughts on leaving before finding a new job? Feel like I don’t have the time to really search for something new. I have about month and a half of PTO payout at 24 years old and have a decent amount saved up.
Was recently approached by A&M and Alix for consulting roles. Any perspective on their reputation? Currently in S&O consulting role at Big 4.
I have a question, but to put it in context takes more characters than this allows--I'll explain more in a reply. Briefly, I struggled through seven miserable years of teaching until I finally got asked back by a school in 2019. My classroom management was disastrous; I knew it, but couldn't seem to fix it. Then I took a seminar, and got better. It really was that simple, though of course I'm still learning. So, can classroom management be taught? I believe so, but no one else seems to agree.
Any consulting companies hiring? (I have one year of Financial analysis/business management experience) looking to do more strategy work. Thanks in advance for the help.
Is it worth getting PMP, Scrum, CSCP?
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